Caribbean Report 23-09-1992



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:28)
2. David Sugden, Executive Director of Geest, announces a £15,000 000 pre-tax profit from Caribbean banana imports (00:29-03:39)
3. Hugh Crosskill reports on some of the questions likely to be raised at a seminar sponsored by the Catholic Institute for International Relations, entitled “Reform of the European Community sugar regime and the implications for Developing Countries.” (03:40-05:42)
4. Sandra Baptiste looks at concerns raised by Anglican Bishop Randolph George and Opposition Leader Cheddi Jagan about some aspects of the electoral process such as voter education ahead of the general elections in Guyana. (05:43-09:02)
5. Sandra Baptiste reports that there are now calls for another referendum on the French side of St. Martin to get a clear picture of how the other 80% of non-voters in the population think before determining its own political future. (09:03-11:47)
6. Former England batsman Allan Lamb has been fined £5000 by the Test and County Cricket Board following his newspaper allegations of ball tampering by the Pakistani bowlers Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis during the summer series. Sports correspondent Jonathan Agnew reports and comments are given by former West Indies Captain Viv Richards. (11:48-14:04)
7. In Cuba, Carlos Aldana has been removed as head of Ideology and Foreign Policy although he retains his position in the party’s Politburo. (14:05-14:42)